Newton M. Krause, 82, of 1800 Darian Drive, Elizabeth City, NC died Saturday, March 15, 2008, at his residence. He was born in Ashland, KY to the late John Potts and Ethel Marie Bunch Krause. Mr. Krause retired from the US Navy as a Chief Petty Officer and a retired civil service employee. He was a member of the Riverside United Methodist Church, a Life Member of the VFW Post 6060, member of the Fleet Reserve Association and a veteran of World War II.
Mr. Krause is survived by his wife, Katherine ‘Katie’ Spence Jones Krause of the home, one son, Brad Krause of Hertford, NC.
A private graveside will be held in West Lawn Memorial Park Cemetery by Rev. Haywood Gillikin. The family suggests that in lieu of flowers, memorial contributions be made to the Riverside United Methodist Church, P. O. Box 1693, Elizabeth City, NC 27906 or to the American Cancer Society, 404 Jessup Street, Elizabeth City, NC 27909. The family will be at their residence, 1800 Darian Drive, Elizabeth City, NC. Twiford Funeral Home, 405 E. Church Street, Elizabeth City is assisting the Krause family. To sign the online guest register, please visit www.twifordfh.com.Print Obituary & Condolences